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Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016

Whitewash

Sports: West Indies Women’s team suffered a whitewash (3-0) at the hands of India Women in India recently, missing out on an automatic qualification for next year’s ICC 50-overs World Cup in England. Comment

Jamaica captures top spots

Jamaica: Jamaican sprint superstar, Usain Bolt has been voted Caribbean Sports Journalists Association (CASJA) Sportsman of the Year. Bolt, who won three gold medals at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, earned him a clear victory. Comment

Friday, Nov. 25, 2016

Jamaicans shortlisted for awards

Sports: Jamaican Usain Bolt and Elaine Thompson have been shortlisted for the IAAF’s World Athlete of the Year awards last week after capturing gold in the sprints at the recent Rio Olympics in Brazil. Comment

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Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016

WICB recalls Darren Bravo

Sports: West Indies middle-order batsman Darren Bravo has been recalled from the Zimbabwe tour because of a scathing tweet he sent out about the president of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB). Comment

Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016

Braithwaite now a top-20 player

Sports: West Indies opener Kraigg Braithwaite’s huge performance in the third Test against Pakistan in the recent Third Test has moved him into the top 20 of the International Cricket Council Test rankings. Comment

Friday, Nov. 18, 2016

Top players say no to contract offers

Sports: Top all-rounder batsmen, Marlon Samuels, Darren Bravo and all-rounder Carlos Braithwaite have turned down central contracts from the West Indies Cricket Board. Comment

Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016

West Indies heads for Zimbabwe

Sports: Will take on host nation and Sri Lanka. Comment

Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016

Adams tipped for coaching job

Jamaica: Jamaican Jimmy Adams has been tipped to take over the vacant post of West Indies coach. Comment

Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016

West Indies suffers another loss

Sports: The West Indies team continues its poor showing in the Test matches in the United Arab Emirates when the team slumped to a 133-run defeat in the Second Test on Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2016 to concede the three-match series to Pakistan. Comment

England defeats West Indies

Sports: England Women won the fifth and decisive One-Day International (ODI) by a comfortable five wickets at Sabina Park, Jamaica to clinch the series 3-2. Comment

Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016

Pakistan defeats West Indies

Caribbean: Despite a defiant knock of 116 runs by middle order batsman Darren Bravo, West Indies went under to Pakistan by 56 runs in the opening match of the Haier Cup Test series at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in the United Arab Emirates on Monday, Oct. 17. Comment

Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016

Bolt to retire next year

Jamaica: Jamaica’s Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt has announced that he will run his last race on home soil at the Racers Grand Prix in June next year before retiring from competition two months later. Comment

Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016

Grenadian kids build confidence with soccer

Grenada: Grenada’s vulnerable children got to learn some sports and vital life lessons playing soccer at a two-day soccer clinic on Oct. 9-10. Comment

Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016

Team Jamaica Bickle donates defibrillators to Jamaican high schools

Jamaica: In the wake of the tragic passing of young footballer, Dominic James, a student of St. George’s College in Jamaica, Team Jamaica Bickle, the New York-headquartered organization that provides hospitality support for Jamaican and other Caribbean athletes at the Penn Relays in Philadelphia, has announced an immediate donation of 15 Automated External Devices (AEDS) – defibrillators – to schools across the island. Comment

Monday, Oct. 17, 2016

Sir Viv calls for expansion of cricket

Sports: Legendary former West Indies Captain Sir Vivian Richards has called on the International Cricket Council (ICC) to expand cricket to the non-traditional nations. Comment

Friday, Oct. 14, 2016

England, West Indies in day-night Test

Sports: England will host a historic day-night Test against West Indies at Edgbaston next August in an attempt to attract more spectators to the sport in the British country. Comment

Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016

US DEFEATS CUBA

Cuba: When the U.S. arrived in Cuba for its first exhibition game in 69 years at the Caribbean island nation, the Americans were surprised by the conditions at Havana’s Estadio Pedro Marrero. The surface was bumpy and filled with brown patches. Comment

Twenty20 matches raise $11.2 million

Sports: A last minute decision to stage two Twenty20 matches between the West Indies and India in Florida, USA, recently has raked in US$11.2 million for the Board of Cricket in India (BCCI). Comment

Monday, Oct. 10, 2016

West Indies falls in rankings

Sports: West Indies has plunged to number nine in the International Cricket Council (ICC) International rankings after Pakistan pulled off an emphatic 3-0 series whitewash against the regional team in the third and final One-Day International (IDI) series at the Sheik Stayed Stadium on Wednesday. Comment

Friday, Oct. 7, 2016

More support for SVG Penn Relays effort

St Vincent: Hundreds of Vincentians and other Caribbean nationals in the United States on Sept. 24 demonstrated their continued, unflinching support for the nation’s participating in the Penn Relays in Philadelphia by supporting a fundraising Prayer Breakfast at the Friends of Crown Heights Educational Center in Brooklyn. Comment

Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016

Windies female cricketers get pay hike

Sports: West Indies women cricketers will at long last get an increase in their pay packets starting Oct. 1, 2016. Comment

Mitchell quits cricket body

Caribbean: Grenada’s Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell has quit as chairman of CARICOM’s sub-committee on cricket governance, accusing some of his colleagues of making “divisive” public statements after agreements had been reached at the heads of government level. Comment

Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016

New batting coach

Caribbean: The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has appointed former Middlesex and Sussex batsman Toby Radford as batting coach for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) tour. Comment

Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016

Gayle reconsiders playing Test cricket

Caribbean: Hard-hitting Twenty20 opener Chris Gayle wants to return to Test cricket and is currently holding talks with the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) to be included in any future Test team. Comment

Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016

Bolt sets sight on sports clinic

Jamaica: Olympic legend Usain Bolt has announced that he plans to open a sports clinic in Jamaica after retiring from the sport of track and field. Comment